Browsing Archive: August, 2012

Carolina Heritage busy expanding their vineyard crops

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, August 26, 2012, In : Elkin residents make news 
 
Clyde tending to the newly planted vines...
 
Clyde and Pat Colwell are constantly busy. If you don't see them around town that much, it's because their days are filled with expanding the vineyard they began planting 8 years ago (which started with 9 1/2 acres.) They are adding an additional 3 acres with 5 new varieties of grapes which make good wine and are more mildew, disease and pest tolerant. The time-tested selections they are experimenting with were either bred for this purpose by the G...
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